From Civil Services to Civil Partnerships: The World of IAS Matrimony

IAS stands for Indian Administrative Service which is deemed as the most premium segment of public services in India. Being very stringent in its exercise, at the same time it comes with very heavy responsibilities, the IAS recruits the topmost talents in the country. Nevertheless, apart from, or perhaps besides, the professional call of the IAS officers, they also manage issues of personal life and marriage. As part of ‘IAS matrimony’, where the civil service and civil partnership converge, this article is an attempt to dedicate some space in understanding this rather hidden facet of ‘arranged civil partnerships’.